Earthquakes

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Science of Volcanoes / Earthquakes (2:31)

Plate Techtonics & Earthquake Videos: From How Stuff Works

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JAPAN TSUNAMI FROM NATIONAL GEO

E A R T H Q U A K E S

Plate Tectonics from PBS

BUILDING EARTHQUAKE PROOF STRUCTURES

Earthquakes - Tremor Tech  Filled with links about designing safer structures - from The Learning Channel and Discovery.

Exploratorium Faultline  A description with graphics for students to use when designing an earthquake safe building. 

Code of Compliance for Earthquake Resistance   Describes methods of seismic bracing and materials that can be used on structures.

Reinforcing Techniques   Get Your Home or Apartment STRUCTURE in Shape

Earthquake Engineering  .

Smart Structures Technology Laboratory - Click on "EDUCATION" 

 

Earthquake Facts

Earthquake Education Services

Earthquakes & All Shook Up

Virtual Earthquakes & Other Labs

Plate Tectonics: Their Causes

Seismic Waves

Plate Tectonics Animations

One-Page Earthquake Info Sheets

EQ Myths

National Geophysical Data Center (Interactive)

Mountain Maker - Earth Shaker

 

Worldwide Earthquake Activity
in the Last Seven Days

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The Savage Earth Animations (PBS)

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Earthquake Photos

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CNN’s Earthquake Gallery

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Largest Earthquakes in the United States
http://neic.usgs.gov/neis/eqlists/10maps_usa.html

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Largest Earthquakes in the World Since 1900
http://neic.usgs.gov/neis/eqlists/10maps_world.html

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Earthquake Images
http://nisee.berkeley.edu/eqiis_earthquakes.html

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Fault Motion (ANIMATED!)
http://www.iris.edu/gifs/animations/faults.htm

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NOAA Images / Faults

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THE TECH: Earthquakes Online Exhibit
(Contains slideshow & info about specific quakes):
http://www.thetech.org/hyper/quakes/

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Go to THE AMAZING PICTURE MACHINE –
type in “earthquake” and check out the results!
http://www.ncrtec.org/picture.htm

Earthscience Web Slideshows from NOAA

A collection of images grouped by subject with complete text provided for each image and subject

bulletCalifornia Earthquakes
bulletThe Great Alaska Quake
bulletErosion
bulletFaults
bulletMount St. Helens
bulletTsunamis
bulletTopographic Relief Globes

Elastic Rebound Animation

Earthquake Data Resource Centers:
http://www.iris.washington.edu/services/links.htm

Article from Natural History, March, 2001 [Brief Article Online]
The Aftershocks That Weren't. (Earthquakes trigger other earthquakes)(Brief Article) March, 2001
http://www.findarticles.com/cf_0/m1134/2_110/71317742/p1/article.jhtml

Article from History Today, September 2000 [Brief Article Online]
The Port Royal Earthquake. (Port Royal, Jamaica earthquake in 1692)
http://www.findarticles.com/cf_0/m1373/9_50/65160642/p1/article.jhtml

Article from Science News, August 14, 1999 [Brief Article Online]
Seabed Slide Blamed for Deadly Tsunami. (Brief Article Online)
http://www.findarticles.com/cf_0/m1200/7_156/55698637/p1/article.jhtml

Article from Natural History, February 2003 [Brief Article Online]
Shaken to the core: mid-continental earthquakes can be even more damaging than the ones at the boundaries of tectonic platesThe great Indian earthquake of 2001 is a benchmark for geologists seeking to understand how they happen.(Buhj)
http://www.findarticles.com/cf_0/m1134/1_112/97174196/p1/article.jhtml

Article from Current Science, Feb 8, 2002 [Brief Article Online]
The quake makers: could scientists prevent big earthquakes by inducing millions of miniquakes? (Earth).
http://www.findarticles.com/cf_0/m0BFU/12_87/82605750/p1/article.jhtml

Article from USA Today, June, 2001 [Magazine Article Online]
Midwestern Earthquakes? --Blame Old Glaciers. (Statistical Data Included)
http://www.findarticles.com/cf_0/m1272/2673_129/75496832/p1/article.jhtml

Article from Rocks & Minerals, Nov-Dec, 2001, by Jane M. Matty [Brief Article Online]
Flirting with disaster. (Geo-currents: a look at recent geological news
http://www.findarticles.com/cf_0/m0GDX/6_76/80312787/p1/article.jhtml

Article from Science World, Jan 12, 1998 [Brief Article Online]
Shakin' on the fault line.(Parkfield, California, gets sizable earthquakes an average of once every 22 years)
http://www.findarticles.com/cf_0/m1590/n8_v54/20184550/p1/article.jhtml

Article from Current Science, Mar 16, 2001 [Article Online]
BLACK SATURDAY.(earthquake in El Salvador)
http://www.findarticles.com/cf_0/m0BFU/13_86/71874285/p1/article.jhtml

Article from Current Science, Nov 22, 2992   [Article Online]
Fault finders: a team of California scientists plans to dig deep into the San Andreas Fault to learn what goes on underground when an earthquake happens.
http://www.findarticles.com/cf_0/m0BFU/7_88/94666484/p1/article.jhtml

Earthquake Topics:  GREAT SITE!  http://scign.jpl.nasa.gov/learn/eq.htm

ABAG Earthquake Info Kids Zone:  http://www.abag.ca.gov/bayarea/eqmaps/kids.html

Exploratorium Learning Center: Earthquakes . . . http://www.exploratorium.edu/ls/pathfinders/earthquakes/

 

San Francisco

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http://www.sfmuseum.org/1906/06.html

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http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com

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http://quake.wr.usgs.gov/info/1906/

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http://mnw.eas.slu.edu/Earthquake_Center/1906EQ/

Images of Major Earthquakes

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http://www.nisee.org/eqiis_earthquakes.html

Major Earthquakes

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http://www.rms.com/Catastrophe/Models/Mexico.asp

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http://www.eclectic-mall.com/disasterfiles/disaster.cfm?typeid=1

Messina, Italy

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http://www.sicilianculture.com/news/earthquake.htm

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http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/rescue/peopleevents/pandeAMEX99.html

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http://www.cosis.net/abstracts/EAE03/10768/EAE03-J-10768.pdf

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http://rms-republic.com/the_story.html

Prevention and Prediction

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http://www.drgeorgepc.com/EarthquakePredictionChina.html

Major Tsunami

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http://www.occultopedia.com/t/tsunami.htm

India

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http://cires.colorado.edu/~bilham/Gujarat2001.html

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http://geoinfo.usc.edu/gees/RecentEQ/India_Gujarat/

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http://www.mapsofindia.com/maps/mapinnews/27012001.htm

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http://www.asc-india.org/gq/indonep.htm

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http://www.geocities.com/seismicstacey/indonepp.htm

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http://www.icjonline.com/eqtips/IITK-BMTPC-EQTip04.pdf

Japan

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http://www.seismo-watch.com/EQSERVICES/NotableEQ/Sep/0901.Japan.html

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http://pasadena.wr.usgs.gov/office/wald/Kanto/paper.html

Turkey

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http://www.scec.org/earthquakes/turkey.html

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http://quake.wr.usgs.gov/research/geology/turkey/

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http://www.eqe.com/revamp/turkey2.htm

Afghanistan

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http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=8267

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http://www.seismo-watch.com/EQS/AB/2002/020303.Afghan/020303.Afghan.html

Morocco

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http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2004-02-24-morocco-quake_x.htm?POE=NEWISVA

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http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/4358425

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http://www.salon.com/news/wire/2004/02/24/morocco/

China

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http://www.geo.arizona.edu/K-12/azpepp/education/history/china/

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http://www.seismo-watch.com/EQSERVICES/NotableEQ/Jul/0728.Tangshan.html

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http://caltecheerl.library.caltech.edu/archive/00000353/

Mexico

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http://www.drgeorgepc.com/Tsunami1985Mexico.html

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http://www.seismo-watch.com/EQSERVICES/NotableEQ/Sep/0919.Mexico.html

bullethttp://gldss7.cr.usgs.gov/neis/eqlists/WORLD/1985_09_19.html

Updated 02/07/13 08:28 AM   by SMB

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